photo: Hamed Saber
When people talk about types of renewable energy they normally say something like "wind power, solar power, geothermal" and list wave power almost as an afterthought. Though it certainly isn't as developed as these other renewable energy sources, significant potential exists.
Though I wouldn't go so far as to say that the reason wave power plays second fiddle to other sources is because with most ways of generating power from the ocean the technical aspects take place out of sight, below the water, maybe that's part of it.
In any case, check out this slideshow showcasing: 6 Different Ways the Waves & Tides Can Generate ElectricityWave Power
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